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Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

Fall 2018 Syllabus

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This syllabus below contains the daily schedule for each class. You can expect updates to this syllabus if there are broad class cancellations. This is your go to document to ensure that you have the most up to date information on what is expected to be covered each class per the course coordinator.

Solutions to previous week Homework will be posted every Thursday after being graded/reviewed by your Instructor except the week before exams in which solutions are posted the Friday afternoon before the exam.

 

EE301 - Electrical Fundamentals and Applications

Week

Date

Day

Topic

Reading

Lecture Notes

Homework

Solutions

Lab

Remarks

 01

08/20

M

Introduction, Course Policy Review

Voltage & Current

1.3-1.11, 2.1-2.5

Voltage and Current Notes

Hw1

CH1 : 13, 33, 41 

CH2: 9, 15, 21

Hw_1Sol

Classes Begin 

08/21 08/23

T/R

 LAB

 

Intro to Lab Bench

 Kirchhoff''s Voltage Law Lab

 

08/22

W

Resistance and Ohm's Law   Power and Energy

3.1, 3.2, 3.4-3.9, 3.15, 4.2, 4.4-4.6

Resistance and Ohm's Law Notes

Power and Energy Notes

Hw2

CH3: 5, 35,  37 

CH4: 9, 13, 49, 55

Hw2_Sol

08/24

F

Series Circuits

5.1-5.6

Series Circuits Notes

Hw3

CH5: 3, 9, 17, 27, 41

Hw3_Sol

02

08/27

M

Parallel Circuits

6.1-6.8

Parallel Circuits Notes

 Hw4

CH6: 13, 25, 29, 35, 39

Hw4_Sol

08/28  08/30

T/R

LAB 

Voltage Divider and Reference Voltage

Kirchhoff''s Current Law Lab

08/29

W

Series Parallel Circuits

7.1-7.5

Series Parallel Circuits

Hw5

CH7: 5, 15, 35, 45

 

Hw5_Sol

08/31

F

Current Source and Source Transformation

8.1-8.3

Current Source and Source Transformation

Hw6

CH8: 7, 9, 11, 13

Hw6_Sol

 

03

 09/03

M

No Classes

--

--

 

Labor Day

09/04

T

Nodal Analysis I

 8.6

Nodal Analysis I

HW7

CH8: 15, 41 (a,c,d)

Hw7_Sol

 

 

 Monday Schedule

09/05

W

Nodal Analysis II

Nodal Analysis II

HW8

CH8: 53

Hw8_Sol

 

09/06

R

Instructor Discretion

 

 

09/07

F

Thevenin's Theorem and Max Power

9.3

Thevenin's Theorem and Max Power

Hw9

CH9: 9, 11, 31, 35 

Hw9_Sol

04

09/10

M

Capacitors/Inductors

10.1-10.4, 10.11, 10.12
11.1-11.4, 11.11-11.13

Capacitors and Inductors

Hw10

CH10: 3, 7, 57

CH11: 3,  4

Hw10_Sol


 

09/11 09/13

T/R

LAB

Minty Boost Kit Lab

09/12

W

Capacitor Transient Analysis

10.5-10.10

Capacitor Transient Analysis Notes

Hw11

CH10: 29, 43, 51

Hw11_Sol

09/14

F

Inductor Transient Analysis

11.5-11.10

Inductor Transient Analysis Notes

Hw12

CH11: 21, 23, 37

Hw12_Sol

05

09/17

M

Instructor Discretion

 

 

 

09/18 09/20

T/R

LAB

Review (DC Practical Exam)

Max Power Transfer Lab

Lab Review

09/19

W

Review (6 Week Exam)

 Review Package

2016 6-Week Exam

Review Package Sol

   

09/20

F

Sinusoids Review

13.1-13.2, 13.4-13.8

Hw13

CH13: 1, 19, 31, 35, 49

Hw13_Sol

06

09/24

M

6 Week Exam

X-Period Exam

 

 

Comp Day

Exam Locations

09/25 09/27

T/R

LAB

DC Practical Exam

Intro to Oscilloscopes and Function Generators

09/26

W

Phasors/Complex Numbers

14.1-14.10, 14.12

Phasors, Complex Numbers & Impedance Notes

 

 

 

09/28

F

Impedance

14.1-14.10, 14.12

Phasors, Complex Numbers & Impedance Notes

Hw 14

CH14: 19, 37, 39, 57

Hw14_Sol

 

07

10/01

M

AC Series

15.1-15.11

AC Series Notes

Hw 15

CH15: 13, 17, 21

Hw15_Sol

10/02 10/04

T/R

LAB

Coil Gun Lab (Not Required to Print)

Coil Gun Summary (Must Print)

10/03

W

AC Parallel

16.1-16.2,16.5

AC Parallel Notes

 Hw 16

CH16: 1,  9(c,d,e,h,i)

Hw16_Sol

10/05

F

AC Series/Parallel

17.3, 17.5

AC Series/Parallel Notes

Hw 17

CH17: 11 (a,b,c,d)

Hw17_Sol

08

10/08

M

No Classes

Columbus Day

10/09 10/11

T/R

LAB

 

Series AC Circuits Lab

AC Series and Parallel Circuits Lab

10/10

W

AC Source Transformation and Nodal Analysis

18.3, 18.5

AC Source Transformation and Nodal Analysis Notes

Hw 18

CH18: 3, 17

Hw18_Sol

10/12

F

AC Thevenin and Max Power

 19.3, 19.5

AC Thevenin and Max PWR Notes

Hw 19

CH19: 15, 17, 49

Hw19_Sol

09

10/15

M

AC Power and the Power Triangle

20.1-20.8

AC Power and the Power Triangle Notes

Hw 20

 CH20: 3, 9

Hw20_Sol

 

10/16 10/18

T/R

LAB

Home Wiring

10/17

W

Power Factor Correction

20.9

Power Factor Correction Notes

 

 

10/19

F

Power Factor Correction (Cont)

 

Hw 21

CH20: 19

Hw21_Sol

10

10/22

M

Resonant Circuits

21.1-21.8

Resonant Circuits Notes

Hw 22

CH21: 3, 7

Hw22_Sol

10/23 10/25

T/R

LAB

AC Thevenin Lab

AC Practical Review

10/24

W

Filters

22.1 - 22.3, 22.10

Filters Notes

Hw 23

CH22: 19, 23

Hw23_Sol

10/26

F

Review (12 Week Exam)

Summer 2017 Exam 

Review Problems

Review Problems Solutions

12

10/29

M

12 Week Exam

X Period

Comp Day

Exam Locations

10/30 11/01

T/R

LAB

 

 

AC Practical Exam

AC Power Lab

 

10/31

W

Magnetism and Transformers I

23.1-23.3

Magnetism and Transformers Notes

Hw 24

CH23: 5, 9, 11

Hw24_Sol

11/02 

F

Transformers II & Reflected Imp

23.4-23.6

Transformers and Reflected Impedance Notes 

Hw 25

CH23: 13, 15

Hw25_Sol

13

11/05

M

Linear Motors

Supplement Linear Motors

Linear Motors Notes

Hw 26

Hw26_Sol

 

11/06 11/08

T/R

Power Factor Correction Lab

AC Power Meters 

11/07

W

DC Motors I

Supplement DC Motors I

DC Motors I Notes

 Hw 27

Hw27_Sol

11/09

F

DC Motors II

Supplement DC Motors II

DC Motors II Notes

Hw 28

Hw28_Sol

14

11/12

M

No Classes

Veterans

Day

11/13 11/15

T/R

LAB

 

Filters Lab

Transformers and Reflected Impedance Lab 

11/14

W

AC Generators

Supplement AC Generators

AC Generators I Notes

Hw 29 

Hw29_Sol

 

11/16

F

Three Phase Sources and Loads

24.1-24.2

Three Phase Sources and Loads Notes

Hw 30

CH24: 1, 7

Hw30_Sol

15

11/19

M

Per Phase Analysis

24.3-24.9

Per Phase Analysis Notes

Hw 31

CH24: 15, 17

Hw31_Sol

11/20 11/22

T/R

Instructor Discretion/Thanksgiving Break

11/21

W

Three Phase Power

24.10

Three Phase Power Notes

Hw 32

Hw32_Sol

Friday and Early Schedule

11/23

F

No Classes

Thanks-giving Break

16

11/26

M

AC Generators II

Supplement Generators II

AC Generators II Notes

 

11/27 11/29

T/R

LAB

 

Introduction to DC Machine Lab

 

11/28

W

AC Generators II ( cont.)

Hw 33

Hw33_Sol

11/30

F

Shipboard Power Systems

 

 

 

17

12/03

M

Instructor Discretion

 

12/04 12/06

LAB

 

Introduction to Three Phase Loads Lab

Three Phase AC Generator Lab

12/05

W

Final Exam Review

Review Package

Review Package Solution

Review Handout

Fall Term Ends

18

   

Final Exam

Exam Locations